News & Events


KCON To Implement Holistic Admissions Process

May 2, 2018

The Kirkhof College of Nursing will implement a holistic approach to its student admissions process through balanced consideration of attributes, experiences and traditional academic measures beginning fall 2018.

KCON Faculty Share Details on High Impact Trip to Ghana on WGVU Morning Show

April 13, 2018

Drs. Sylvia Mupepi, Nancy Schoofs and Susan Strouse discuss KCON's annual study abroad student experience with Shelley Irwin

KCON Nursing Faculty Publish OER Book

March 26, 2018

To keep students engaged, the trio published an Open Educational Resource book on innovative lesson plans for active learning in a nursing research course. The book was published via ScholarWorks@GVSU in early February; it has since been downloaded 112 ti

Students and Faculty from KCON and University of Cape Coast - Ghana - Embark on Outreach Program

March 14, 2018

The programme forms part of the 6th Session of the annual GVSU-UCC Community Public Health Nursing Experience in collaboration with the UCC Nursing Students Association (NUSA).

Health Care Collaboration Will Benefit West Michigan Patients and Families

March 2, 2018

KCON students, alumna and faculty collaborate with physician to bring hospice and palliative care to more patients. $400,000 grant obtained by KCON alumna expands Spectrum Health's services in community.

Join the Wesorick Center for the Fifth Annual Distinguished Lectureship Featuring Life On Purpose with Dr. Vic Strecher

February 26, 2018

Exec Dir of the Bonnie Wesorick Center for Health Care Transformation, Dr. Evelyn Clingerman, joins Shelley Irwin to share details on March 21, 2018 lectureship featuring Dr. Vic Strecher and the incredible benefits of purposeful living.

KCON Graduate Student Wins Thesis Competition

February 21, 2018

Kathryn Ellens, who is earning a doctor of nursing practice degree, took first place with her research, titled, "Effect on Opioid Use Following the Implementation of Evidence-based Pain Management Practices on an Observation Unit."

KCON Students & Faculty Win Laker Effect Challenge

December 8, 2017

The winning Laker Effect Challenge idea was a Kirkhof College of Nursing project that promotes and supports breastfeeding within the community.

Dr. Dianne Conrad Explains the DNP Degree and Role on WGVU Morning Show

December 7, 2017

KCON associate professor, Dianne Conrad, joins the Shelley Irwin Show to explain how DNPs are expert leaders, change agents and quality improvement experts working as part of inter and intra-professional teams to address healthcare�s wicked problems.

Dr. Deborah Bambini Shares Expertise on Simulation in Nursing Education during WGVU Interview

October 6, 2017

KCON professor, Deborah Bambini, provides informative overview of simulation in nursing education on WGVU's Shelley Irwin Show - October 6, 2017.

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